Wisconsin School of Business

Anita Mukherjee

Assistant Professor - Risk and Insurance

Anita Mukherjee joined the Wisconsin School of Business after completing her Ph.D. in Applied Economics at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Her research interests focus on the determinants of risky decision-making among vulnerable populations. Specifically, Professor Mukherjee conducts research in social insurance, healthcare, the economics of aging, and law and economics.

Mukherjee holds an M.S. in Management Science and Engineering, a B.S. in Mathematics, and a B.A. in Economics, all from Stanford University. Prior to enrolling at Wharton, she spent two years working as a consultant at Oliver Wyman, in the company’s financial services arm, in New York.

Selected Published Journal Articles

Mitchell, O. & Mukherjee, A. (2016). Assessing the Demand for Micropensions among India's Poor. The Journal of the Economics of Ageing

Selected Submitted Journal Articles

Boudot, C. & Mukherjee, A. (2017). Pitfalls of Pressure in Promoting Product Use: Evidence from a Sales Experiment in India.

Working Papers

Mukherjee, A. (2017). Estimating the Returns to Wealth in Disability Free Life Expectancy.
Cole, S. & Mukherjee, A. & Tobacman, J. (2017). Simulating Portfolios of Agricultural Households.
Doleac, J. & Mukherjee, A. (2017). The Moral Hazard of Lifesaving Innovations: Naloxone Access, Opioid Abuse, and Crime.
Mukherjee, A. (2017). Time and Money: Social Security Income and Transfers with Children.

Undergraduate Courses

Business Analytics I (2 sections) (BUS 365), Fall 2014.

Business Analytics I (2 sections) (BUS 365), Spring 2015.

Business Analytics I (6 sections) (BUS 365), Fall 2015.

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Anita Mukherjee

Assistant Professor | Risk and Insurance
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